USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll Where Vols are ranked after 8-0 start

Tennessee (8-0, 4-0 SEC) defeated Kentucky (5-3, 2-3 SEC), 44-6, Saturday at Neyland Stadium in Week 9.

Tennessee’s 2022 regular-season schedule features home games against Ball State (W, 59-10), Akron (W, 63-6), Florida (W, 38-33),

 Alabama (W, 52-49), UT Martin (W, 65-24), Kentucky (W, 44-6) and Missouri.

The Vols’ 2022 schedule features road contests at Pittsburgh (W, 34-27 OT) in the second edition of the Johnny Majors Classic, LSU (W, 40-13), Georgia, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.

The latest USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll was released Sunday ahead of Week 10.

Next is the USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll top 25 following Week 9.

1. Georgia 2. Ohio State

3. Tennessee 4. Michigan

5. Clemson 6. Alabama

7. TCU 8. Oregon

9. USC 10. Ole Miss

11. UCLA 12. Utah

13. Illinois 14. Kansas State

15. North Carolina 16. Penn State

17. LSU 18. Oklahoma State

19. Wake Forest 20. North Carolina State

21. Tulane 22. Syracuse

23. Liberty 24. Kentucky 25. UCF

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